"Shop Steward Round Tables"
Shop Steward Round Tables YEU Shop Steward Round Table learning sessions are offered monthly from September through May. The sessions run on the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until noon in the YEU training room. These round tables offer Shop Stewards and Local Executive members the opportunity to get together, share challenges and successes, and learn from each other and YEU staff. Union Advisors have chosen a schedule of topics to present and discuss. These are designed to provide Shop Stewards with the knowledge, tools and confidence to better assist members in the workplace. Upcoming session dates and topics: 2009 September 16 → Duty to accommodate and return-to-work plans October 14 → Employee performance evaluations November 18 → Acting and temporary assignments December 16 → Is it harassment, or not? 2010 January 20 → Privacy and confidentiality February 17 → Shop Steward fundamentals March 17 → Maternity, parental and adoption leave April 21 → Case studies May 19 → Injury on duty & return to work We welcome your input on topics for future sessions. The round tables are informal and will be tailored to meet your needs. Members interested in becoming union representatives are also welcome. Please phone the YEU office at 667-2331, or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend. Out-of-town Shop Stewards may attend via telephone. YEU will replace wages for anyone who needs to leave work to attend the sessions.